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The Resource Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of great writers, John J. Ross, M.D

Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of great writers, John J. Ross, M.D

Label
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of great writers
Title
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough
Title remainder
the medical lives of great writers
Statement of responsibility
John J. Ross, M.D
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, John J.
Dewey number
820.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR106
LC item number
.R59 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Literature and medicine
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Diseases and literature
Label
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of great writers, John J. Ross, M.D
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The hardest knife ill-used : Shakespeare's tremor -- Exil'd from light : the blindness of John Milton -- Dying from the top down : The dementia of Jonathan Swift -- Some sweet poisoned breeze had passed into her lungs : the Brontës and tuberculosis -- Dismal labyrinth of doubt : the strange death of Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Perilous outpost of the sane : the many maladies of Herman Melville -- Sex and the dead : brucellosis, arsenic and William Butler Yeats -- Medical misadventures of an amateur M.D. : Jack London's death by hubris -- An infamous private ailment : the venereal afflictions of James Joyce -- "The disease which was bound to claim me sooner or later" : Orwell's cough
Control code
ocn778422341
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 291 p.
Isbn
9781250012074
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012026577
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)778422341
Label
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of great writers, John J. Ross, M.D
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The hardest knife ill-used : Shakespeare's tremor -- Exil'd from light : the blindness of John Milton -- Dying from the top down : The dementia of Jonathan Swift -- Some sweet poisoned breeze had passed into her lungs : the Brontës and tuberculosis -- Dismal labyrinth of doubt : the strange death of Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Perilous outpost of the sane : the many maladies of Herman Melville -- Sex and the dead : brucellosis, arsenic and William Butler Yeats -- Medical misadventures of an amateur M.D. : Jack London's death by hubris -- An infamous private ailment : the venereal afflictions of James Joyce -- "The disease which was bound to claim me sooner or later" : Orwell's cough
Control code
ocn778422341
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 291 p.
Isbn
9781250012074
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012026577
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)778422341

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